Period
to 17 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for Azure SQL Database skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Azure SQL Database over the 6 months to 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Azure SQL Database (formerly SQL Azure)
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 172 185 197
Rank change year-on-year +13 +12 -7
Contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database 15 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.36% 0.091% 0.045%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 1.72% 0.48% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 2
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +30.43% -
10th Percentile £409 £374 £314
90th Percentile £475 £535 £392
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 -
% change year-on-year -30.00% - -

Azure SQL Database is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 872 826 863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 20.97% 18.83% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 509 520
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.59%
10th Percentile £330 £288 £263
90th Percentile £600 £563 £563
England median daily rate £485 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 20
East of England median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -20.00% -15.54%
10th Percentile £14.18 £13.59 £14.71
90th Percentile £58.63 £45.50 £44.08
England median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year - +27.27% -12.93%

Azure SQL Database
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Azure SQL Database as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Azure SQL Database in the East of England

Azure SQL Database
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Azure SQL Database in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Azure SQL Database in the East of England

Azure SQL Database
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Azure SQL Database within the East of England region over the 6 months to 17 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 10 £450 -
Hertfordshire +6 5 £450 +20.00% 1
Azure SQL Database
England

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Azure SQL Database also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Azure SQL Database.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (73.33%) Azure Data Factory
5 10 (66.67%) Power Platform
5 10 (66.67%) Power BI
6 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
7 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (40.00%) Analytics
8 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (33.33%) C#
9 5 (33.33%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (26.67%) Data Lake
10 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (26.67%) Scrum
10 4 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (26.67%) System Testing
10 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
10 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
10 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (26.67%) SDLC
11 3 (20.00%) Data Engineering
11 3 (20.00%) Apache Spark
11 3 (20.00%) DevOps
11 3 (20.00%) Big Data
11 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
11 3 (20.00%) Apache Avro

Azure SQL Database
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (73.33%) Azure Data Factory
3 10 (66.67%) Power Platform
4 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (13.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) Azure ExpressRoute
4 2 (13.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (13.33%) PaaS
4 2 (13.33%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) Power BI
2 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (33.33%) Cosmos DB
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (26.67%) Data Lake
5 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
6 3 (20.00%) Big Data
6 3 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (13.33%) MySQL
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Data Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Azure Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Business Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) SQL BI Developer
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) DBA
5 1 (6.67%) SQL DBA
5 1 (6.67%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (13.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (6.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Analytics
3 4 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (26.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 4 (26.67%) System Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Data Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
5 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure as Code
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Network Virtualisation
5 2 (13.33%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Kubernetes
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Databricks
3 2 (13.33%) VMware